Facts and Figures
Statehood November 2, 1889 (39th state)
Nickname Sioux State
Motto "Liberty and Union, Now and Forever, One and Inseparable"
Bird Western Meadowlark
Flower Wild Prairie Rose
Song "North Dakota Hymn"
Area 70,704 sq miles
Number of Counties 53
Highest Point White Butte, 3,506 ft.
Lowest Point Red River, 750 ft.